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Medicare and Medicaid Planning
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7/15/2020
When: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Online Webinar
New York, New York 
United States


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To receive a certificate of completion, all attendees must complete a short post-test and pass with 80% or higher, and complete a course evaluation.

 

 

 

 

How can your clients obtain the best health and long-term care? How can they protect their assets and income against the ruinous costs of care? Most are unaware of the realities of Medicaid eligibility and the benefits that come with this important benefits program, particularly in New York. 

 

With this workshop, you will be able to assist your clients by answering questions, debunking common misconceptions, providing them with information about reliable strategies, and providing access to more resources. This course will cover:

 

  • The difference between Medicare and Medicaid
  • Eligibility and planning for Community Medicaid
    • Including home care and assisted living
    • Important information regarding new restrictions on New York Medcaid that are scheduled to take effect October 1 of this year
  • Eligibility and planning for Nursing Home Medicaid
    •  Including the five-year “look back” and penalty periods
  • Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts
  • Pooled Income Trusts

 

 

With this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize when Medicare will cover care, and when it is appropriate to seek Medicaid benefits

  • Understand the risks and costs of failing to plan for long-term care

  • Understand how clients can protect themselves and their assets if they need long-term care

  • Understand the different kinds of Medicaid, eligibility requirements and benefits

  • Understand how clients can protect their income and assets when receiving Community Medicaid benefits

  • Understand how clients can protect some of their assets if they have not planned ahead and unexpectedly need nursing home care

 

 

NASW Member: $33 | Non-Member: $45

 

2 SW CE Contact Hours

 

 

 

 

 

David Cutner, JD is a founder of Lamson & Cutner, P.C., a preeminent New York Elder Law firm. Mr. Cutner has authored numerous articles and special reports for seniors, disabled persons, and their families and caregivers, including the first chapter in Elder Law Client Strategies in New York, published by Thomson Reuters.

 

Mr. Cutner often gives seminars at nursing homes, hospitals, and elsewhere, and is sought out by the media for his comments on Elder Law issues.

  

 

 


 

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NASW-NYC is happy to try and fulfill any reasonable special accommodations requests following NYS laws, submitted in writing to workshops.naswnyc@socialworkers.org at least fifteen business days prior to the workshop date. Requests received after the deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time for the event.

 

NASW-NYC Certificates Policy

 

As per New York State Continuing Education guidelines, attendees must arrive on time and attend the ENTIRE workshop to receive their Continuing Education Contact Hours. Any attendees who arrive late or leaves early to a workshop will not receive their certificate, is not allowed admittance into the workshop and is also not eligible for a refund in any way. 

 

Please ensure that your registration information is accurate (name, e-mail, license type and number) as this will impact your continuing education certificates. NASW-NYC is not responsible for the accuracy of your registration information. To receive your certificate of completion, you must be present for the entire webinar, complete a post-test and pass at 80% or higher, and complete an evaluation. Certificates will be e-mailed within 30 calendar days after the completion of the post-test and workshop evaluations.

 

 

NASW-NYC Refund Policy

 

All refund requests must be submitted by e-mail to accounting.naswnyc@socialworkers.org. Refund e-mails must include the subject line "Refund Request" as well as the attendee's name, workshop date and title in the body of the e-mail. Valid requests must be received no later than three business days prior to course date. NASW-NYC reserves the right to refuse any refunds requested later than three days prior to the course date.

 

All refunds are subject to a 30% administrative processing fee.

Refund requests typically require 1-2 weeks processing time.

Refunds ONLY; credit cannot be issued toward a future program date or substituted for another workshop.

 

If the workshop is cancelled, you will be informed ahead of time and fully refunded.

 


 

Read our full Continuing Education Policies and FAQs by clicking here

 

For any questions or issues, please contact workshops.naswnyc@socialworkers.org

 

NASW New York City Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0027, the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0060, and the Office of Addiction Services and Supports as an approved provider of CASAC credits #0288.

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